ανεβαίνω

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Byzantine Greek ἀνεβαίνω from the ancient ἀναβαίνω (anabaínō). The epsilon ανε-, from the aorist ἀνέβην.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aneˈveno/
  • Hyphenation: α‧νε‧βαί‧νω

Verb[edit]

ανεβαίνω (anevaíno) (past ανέβηκα, passive —)

  1. (transitive) go up, climb
    Ανεβαίνω τις σκάλες.
    Anevaíno tis skáles.
    I climb the stairs.
  2. (instransitive) ascend
    Ο ήλιος έχει ανέβει ψηλά στον ουρανό.
    O ílios échei anévei psilá ston ouranó.
    The sun has risen high in the sky.
    Το ασανσέρ ανεβαίνει μέχρι τον πέμπτο όροφο.
    To asansér anevaínei méchri ton pémpto órofo.
    The lift ascends to the fifth floor.
  3. (intransitive) board, get in, get on (bus, ship, car, bicycle)
    Ανεβαίνουμε στο πλοίο.
    Anevaínoume sto ploío.
    We board the ferry.
  4. (intransitive) be promoted, move up (qualification, job grade)
  5. (intransitive) increase (temperature, blood pressure, atmospheric pressure)
  6. (intransitive) rise (water level)
  7. (intransitive, computing) be uploaded (passive equivalent of ανεβάζω (anevázo, upload))
    Το αρχείο ανέβηκε πέρσι.
    To archeío anévike pérsi.
    The file was uploaded last year.
    (literally, “The file went up”)

Usage notes[edit]

ανεβαίνω (anevaíno) is used as a passive sense of ανεβάζω (anevázo, I lift up)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ανεβαίνω in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.